Short courses

Network Administration: Routing and Switching

  • Date: - -
  • Venue: Kijitonyama Campus, UDSM
  • Cost: TZS 1,500,000
  • Contact: 0715677873 |
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Understanding the fundamentals of network is critical for any IT professional. In this course, you will learn the basics and understanding the foundations of networking and how to protect your network and manage who can access what resources. Also, course will include coverage of TCP/IP networking, OSI Model, Router and Switch configuration, and go beyond basics.

After completed this course, you will have ability to assist the design of small and medium-sized networks and implement the designs using various network devices.

Course Content

Network Communication Fundamentals
  • Communication and Networks
  • OSI Model and TCP/IP Model
  • Network Types
  • Transmission Media and Methods of Communication
  • Loops
  • STP Tree Generation
  • STP Packet Format
  • STP Port States
  • STP Improvements
  • VLAN Purposes
  • 802.1Q Frame Structure
  • VLAN Types
  • Link Types and Port Types
  • VLAN Forwarding
  • VLAN Configuration
  • GVRP
IP Basics
  • Classful Addressing
  • Classless Addressing
  • Subnet Masks
  • Special IP Addresses
  • IP Forwarding
  • IP Packet Format
  • Connectionless and Connection-Oriented Communication
  • TCP
  • UDP
Routing Protocol Basics
  • Routing
  • RIP
  • OSPF
Inter-VLAN Layer 3 Communication
  • Inter-VLAN Layer 3 Communication via a Multi-armed
  • Inter-VLAN Layer 3 Communication via a One-ArmedRouter
  • Inter-VLAN Layer 3 Communication via a Layer 3 Switch
  • DHCP
  • NAT
Network Management and Security
  • Network Management
  • Network Security

Who should attend this course?

  • Network Engineers, IT Pros
  • Anyone who is interested


  • Come with your own Laptop computer
  • Should know how to use your own computer

Tools and Working Environment

All software tools which will be used during training are Vendor’s proprietary and are free

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